The desire of talking of ourselves, and showing those faults we do not mind having seen, makes up a good part of our sincerity.
Quote by Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Francois De La Rochefoucauld Quotes
We always love those who admire us, but we do not always love those whom...
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look...
It is not enough to have great qualities; We should also have the management of...
Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude.
The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy.
In love we often doubt what we most believe.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
Pride does not wish to owe and vanity does not wish to pay.
We are never either so fortunate or so misfortunate as we imagine.
Nothing is impossible; there are ways that lead to everything, and if we had sufficient...
Some accidents there are in life that a little folly is necessary to help us...
There are heroes in evil as well as in good.
The heart is forever making the head its fool.
Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing...
We only confess our little faults to persuade people that we have no big ones.
The reason that lovers never weary each other is because they are always talking about...
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans...
Gratitude is merely the secret hope of further favors
I have always been an admirer. I regard the gift of admiration as indispensable if...
Weakness of character is the only defect which cannot be amended.